Soldier Sailor
Claire Kilroy

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Published: 2023

Shortlisted for the 2024 Women's Prize for Fiction

n her acclaimed new novel, Claire Kilroy creates an unforgettable heroine, whose fierce love for her young son clashes with the seismic change to her own identity.
As her marriage strains, and she struggles with questions of autonomy, creativity and the passing of time, an old friend makes a welcome return – but can he really offer her a lifeline to the woman she used to be?

A beautiful and harrowing novel about what it can feel like to be a first-time mother.

Indira Varma


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